FuelCell Energy Delivers Fuel Cell Power to Derby as Part of Connecticut Clean Energy Initiatives.
16 Nov 2023
We couldn’t be prouder to deliver groundbreaking clean energy solutions to our neighbors here in Connecticut
The Connecticut-based global leader in state-of-the-art fuel cell platforms celebrates the opening of its newest clean energy project at a “cable cutting” ceremony in Derby on Nov. 16, 2023.
The 14-megawatt baseload power project includes 10 fuel cells. It is the second largest fuel cell park in North America following only FuelCell Energy’s Bridgeport, Connecticut, park, and it will supply power to thousands of area customers of Eversource and United Illuminating though power purchase agreements.
The location in Derby was selected by the state, which held a competitive bidding process in 2018 as part of its efforts to foster clean energy solutions in Connecticut.
While fuel cells serve a variety of functions, such as creating hydrogen or capturing carbon, in Derby they are being used to deliver competitively priced, Class I Renewable Energy, which in Connecticut is defined by statute as electricity produced from wind power; geothermal power, and fuel cells.
We invite you to learn more about this project, FuelCell Energy, and how our power generation, carbon capture, hydrogen production, and energy storage platforms are helping to deliver a more sustainable future for the world.
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